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82 PUV Drivers Nabbed in Cebu City Over Social Distancing Rule

In a bid to impose strict observance of the social distancing policy in public utility vehicles (PUVs), the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) in Central Visayas has conducted a series of road-side operations that resulted in the apprehension of a total of 82 drivers who violated the protocol meant to prevent the spread […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuMar 26th, 2020

LTFRB-7 tells PUV operators, drivers: Comply with ‘one seat apart’ rule or else…

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting on Monday, March 16, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) will set out to the streets to ensure public utility vehicles’ (PUVs) compliance with the social distancing measures issued by the Department of Transportation (DOTr). Under the DOTr’s guidelines, PUVs will have to limit the […] The post LTFRB-7 tells PUV operators, drivers: Comply with ‘one seat apart’ rule or else… appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2020

Gov: Report social distancing violators, drivers who double fare

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has encouraged the public to directly report to her or to the concerned government agencies public utility vehicles (PUVs) that do not follow the social distancing protocols against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as well as those who collect excessive fare. A picture, preferably capturing the plate number […] The post Gov: Report social distancing violators, drivers who double fare appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2020

Regulated entry of buyers imposed in public markets in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Expect delays when buying supplies from the different public markets in Cebu City. Jonil Matuguina, Market Authority head, said that on Tuesday, March 30, 2020, they started to impose limitations in the number of buyers at a given time to especially make sure that social distancing is observed while the city is […] The post Regulated entry of buyers imposed in public markets in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 31st, 2020

DOH-7 reiterates calls for strict social distancing as PUMs, SARI,ILI count reach 14k

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has reiterated its calls for the public to stay at home and maintain strict social distancing as persons that they are currently monitored for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection reach 14,000. Dr. Jaime Bernadas, director of the DOH-7, said it is safer for […] The post DOH-7 reiterates calls for strict social distancing as PUMs, SARI,ILI count reach 14k appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 24th, 2020

No more dine in guests for fast food, eateries — Gwen

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fast food chains in Cebu province will no longer be allowed to have dine-in customers in accordance with the provincial government’s social distancing policies for the prevention of the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID- 19) Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in a press conference on Monday afternoon, March 23, 2020, said […] The post No more dine in guests for fast food, eateries — Gwen appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2020

Public told to comply with 1-meter distance in commuting now

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No more ifs and buts will be tolerated in the implementation of social distancing measures here. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said that starting Wednesday evening, March 18, 2020, several checkpoints will be set up to ensure that the rules on social distancing in public transportation are now followed. Garcia, in a […] The post Public told to comply with 1-meter distance in commuting now appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 18th, 2020

Capitol to Cebu LGUs: Cancel big events, implement curfew, social distancing

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All towns and component cities belonging to Cebu province are ordered to cancel large gatherings and assemblies, observe social distancing, and implement curfew as means to curb the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia issued and signed Executive Order (EO) No. 5-G, an addendum to EO […] The post Capitol to Cebu LGUs: Cancel big events, implement curfew, social distancing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2020

In Photos: Social Distancing in Cebu Cathedral

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Holy Masses in Cebu have not been suspended yet despite threats of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). But the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, one of the most popular churches in Cebu City, is implementing strict social distancing among its visitors. Straws and ropes were tied between pews inside the Cathedral on Sunday, […] The post In Photos: Social Distancing in Cebu Cathedral appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2020

‘Bomb joker’ nabbed inside SSS office

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 20-year-old man was arrested and detained in  the Carbon Police Precinct after cracking a bomb joke inside the Social Security System (SSS) office in Jones Ave., Cebu City around 9:40 a.m. today, June 27.  Police identified the suspect as Jefferson Jaca,  a resident of Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur and […] The post ‘Bomb joker’ nabbed inside SSS office appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2019

Kim Chiu sa mga inarestong taga-Sitio San Roque: Hindi sila dapat bugbugin!

NAPA-REACT si Kim Chiu sa nag-viral na video kung saan ang ilang mga taga Sitio San Roque, Quezon City ay pinaghuhuli ng mga pulis. Sila kasi ay nagbarikada at agaran silang pinaghuhuli ng mga pulis dahil sa paglabag sa enhanced community quarantine at social distancing na ipinatutupad ng gobyerno. Sey ni Kim hindi dapat sila […] The post Kim Chiu sa mga inarestong taga-Sitio San Roque: Hindi sila dapat bugbugin! appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

Signage maker from Brgy Tisa nabbed for possession of 50 grams of shabu

CEBU CITY, Philippines—He never stopped selling illegal drugs despite the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) here. Jerome Bolton Babao, 44, was collared by personnel of the Regional Drug Enforcement Unit (RDEU-7) of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) in a buy-bust operation Tuesday night, March 31, 2020, in an alley that […] The post Signage maker from Brgy Tisa nabbed for possession of 50 grams of shabu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News11 hr. 48 min. ago

Man with Cebu City ECQ pass, packs of marijuana leaves nabbed in police checkpoint

CEBU CITY, Philippines–A man, who was trying to sneak three packs of dried marijuana leaves into Talisay City, was arrested in a police checkpoint in Sitio Laray in Barangay San Roque shortly before noontime today, April 1, 2020. Police recovered the dried marijuana leaves worth P12, 500 and a green quarantine pass that was issued […] The post Man with Cebu City ECQ pass, packs of marijuana leaves nabbed in police checkpoint appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News11 hr. 48 min. ago

DSWD-7 to intensify distribution of food packs to COVID-affected families

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-7 has already distributed almost 3,000 family food packs to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis-affected families in Central Visayas. Shalaine Marie Lucero, assistant regional director of DSWD-7, told CDN Digital that the family food packs are worth P1.7 million and were distributed to different […] The post DSWD-7 to intensify distribution of food packs to COVID-affected families appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 31st, 2020

Marijuana plants worth P2.8M burned in Toledo City; 5 nabbed

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Five persons were arrested and least P2.8 million worth of fully grown marijuana plants were uprooted by the Regional Mobile Force Battalion in Central Visayas (RMFB-7) during a police operation in Barangay General Climaco, Toledo City, Cebu this morning, March 30, 2020. Police Captain Emmanuel Rabaya of the RMFB-7, identified the […] The post Marijuana plants worth P2.8M burned in Toledo City; 5 nabbed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2020

‘Arrest of GenSan teacher, son sets dangerous precedent’ – right group

“It has happened in Cebu and in General Santos City — it won’t be long before arresting critics for online posts becomes a national policy that could throw us back to the dark days of Marcosian martial rule.” The post ‘Arrest of GenSan teacher, son sets dangerous precedent’ – right group appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 30th, 2020

Taguig gets creative with medical consultations amid COVID-19

PARANAQUE, March 28 (PIA) -- Amid stringent isolation and social distancing measures to stop COVID-19 spread, the Taguig City Government now allows residents to address their medical concerns in th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 28th, 2020

Taguig gets creative with medical consultations amid COVID-19

PARANAQUE, March 28 (PIA) -- Amid stringent isolation and social distancing measures to stop COVID-19 spread, the Taguig City Government now allows residents to address their medical concerns in th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMar 28th, 2020

Homeless have nowhere to go as Cebu City is under ECQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is nowhere yet to go for homeless people in Cebu City during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Dr. Jeffrey Ybones, Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) head, said this on Saturday afternoon, five hours after the city implemented the ECQ at noon. Hours after the city implemented the ECQ, […] The post Homeless have nowhere to go as Cebu City is under ECQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2020

Lawyer nabbed for spreading unverified info about COVID-19

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 50-year-old lawyer, who allegedly posted unverified information related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is under police custody. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), identified the suspect as Rommel Rosito, a resident of Barangay Basak Pardo in Cebu City. Rosito […] The post Lawyer nabbed for spreading unverified info about COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2020

To do list in entering your home after running an errand during this COVID-19 pandemic

While many of us are staying indoors and practicing social distancing, there are many people who simply don’t have that luxury. So if you just run an errand or have to work outside during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s important to consider what to do once you come back to your home. Here are a few […] The post To do list in entering your home after running an errand during this COVID-19 pandemic appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2020